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post #16 of 83 Old 05-20-2012, 02:15 PM Thread Starter
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First pic is of some hardcore jeepers hard at it.
Finished up the main section of the rear bumper this morning. Ran a sanwhiching strip for the skid plate and bumper mounts.
I wish they were my welds but they aren't.

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V8 zj at 6" . Double tri rear and true 3 link front. Stretched to 108"
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post #17 of 83 Old 05-22-2012, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
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Pulled the rear bumper and skid tonight to knock the rust off and paint. Also picked up a 3.5 ton Jack for 79$
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post #18 of 83 Old 07-16-2012, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
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Dont mind this pic
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post #19 of 83 Old 08-17-2012, 08:39 AM Thread Starter
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As she sits now
8.8 and hp30 going in with 3 link front and wishbone rear
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post #20 of 83 Old 08-18-2012, 01:39 PM
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What do you think of the Tomken front bumper?
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post #21 of 83 Old 08-19-2012, 10:36 AM Thread Starter
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What do you think of the Tomken front bumper?
I like it, ALOT of people as about it
It has a skid that goes from the bottom of bumper to rad support which i really like
Its sturdy but i would like to see the fenders wings a little thicker but once my boatside to bumper tube fender gets tied in that will be solved
Great fitment, welds are clean
Gives a much better approach angle than the arb
The shackle bars run back into the frame rail and the bumper bolts to the bars with decent spacing which makes it solid. I havent put it through any major abuse yet but the guy i boight it from wheeled it and i had zero fitment issues

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post #22 of 83 Old 03-31-2013, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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Gonna try and get this going again
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post #23 of 83 Old 04-05-2013, 06:50 AM Thread Starter
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Got the welding setup finished...
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post #24 of 83 Old 04-05-2013, 08:24 AM
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annnnnnddddddd.................GO!

-93 zj
-5.2L-318-255K miles and counting
-46RH tranny-rebuilt at 155k
-np249 t-case
-lpD30 front-open-3:73
-D35 (3:73) rear with Lsd and the optional leaking pinion seal
-(5) 31x1050x15 RTS on black stockies
-4.5" short arm lift
FRONT:
-RC 3.5" lift springs+1.75" spacers
-Home made discos
-Iron Man FAB upper adjustables
-RC fixed lowers
-HYdro shocks
-IRO adjustable track bar
REAR:
-my old front springs with .75" spacer
-RE super flex adjustable uppers
-RC fixed lowers
-IRO adjustable rear track bar
-Hydro shocks
Other ADD ons:
-factory fogs
-surco roof rack
-A-pillar mini spots(deer spotters)
-Built a storage platform for rear cargo area
-I've got Sounds

Future:
-have a Hp 30 (non disco) sitting at home with a Detroit True trac and a broken pinion
-frankensteined a 249 and 242 to work with the 1.55" exposed input but havent sealed it up because i really want a 231
-triangulated and locked 8.8 and 4:56s
-

test fitting my trail tires right after installed my lift

after some paint and 31s

same

and storage platform

as it sits now
What did you paint your grille black with?
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post #25 of 83 Old 04-05-2013, 08:33 AM Thread Starter
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What did you paint your grille black with?
All the plastic I scuff sanded with fine grit, wiped with soapy water. Hit it with plastic primer spray can, then hit with rustoleum satin black. RwAlly easy to make it look finished

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post #26 of 83 Old 04-05-2013, 08:44 AM
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All the plastic I scuff sanded with fine grit, wiped with soapy water. Hit it with plastic primer spray can, then hit with rustoleum satin black. RwAlly easy to make it look finished
Does it chip or come off at all???
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post #27 of 83 Old 04-05-2013, 08:48 AM
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All the plastic I scuff sanded with fine grit, wiped with soapy water. Hit it with plastic primer spray can, then hit with rustoleum satin black. RwAlly easy to make it look finished
Is that good or does it need a certain color or something
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post #28 of 83 Old 04-05-2013, 09:03 AM Thread Starter
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Mine was gray. That's fine. 2 light finish coats of black.

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post #29 of 83 Old 04-05-2013, 09:14 AM
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Mine was gray. That's fine. 2 light finish coats of black.
Ok cool
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post #30 of 83 Old 04-06-2013, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
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Frame stiffeners. 3x5 x.25 angle
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